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FS: 1991 Galant VR-4 (#1444/2000) $9500 Knoxville, TN


the_underdog
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1444/2000


Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1241603 posted 02/13/18 05:26 AM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
Hi All,

I've decided to sell my Galant. It's the nicest Mitsubishi I've owned and I'll miss it dearly, but I like to take on new projects and I'd like to see the car go to a good home. I bought this car from the original owners here in Knoxville in the summer of 2013. The car was bought new in Bristol, TN and never left East TN. It has 145,135 miles, is rust free and in great overall condition. I've documented my ownership experience over the years in video form, which has been lots of fun.

The car was recently professionally tuned and made 360hp on 93 octane on a Mustang Dyno, which figures out to around a low 400hp figure on a comparable Dynojet. Everything on the car works great (AC/PS/PW/4WS/ABS/Sunroof) and I have taken it on a few long road trips with no problems at all and it even returned good fuel economy. The only issue that I've encountered is that sometimes the rad fans turn on with the key. This is intermittent and I haven't had time to track this down, but the fans work normally under other conditions keeping the car cool at all times. The car does have some normal wear as you'd expect from the age and mileage and I've tried to capture that in the high-res photos.

Below are links to a bunch of high resolution photos of the interior, exterior and undercarriage, a current modification list and links to two video series. The first series focuses on the interior and exterior restoration, as well as a variety of maintenance items and repairs that were made. The second video series (Project Street Sleeper) documents the modification process. My goal has always been to keep the car looking as close to stock as possible, but with a nice performance boost.

In May of 2017, I found that the stock engine was showing its age, so I replaced it with a Buschur Racing short block from a previous car I owned and a refreshed BR cylinder head. While I was in there I also replaced the clutch, had Jacks Transmissions rebuild the transfer case and installed a new ShepTrans Stage 3 DSM Transmission. I replaced many parts over the years as needed, only using factory Mitsubishi items when available. Some of these include the alternator, the clutch master cylinder, slave cylinder, all cooling hoses, gaskets, bolts, thermostat, and more that I'm forgetting. It's all there in the videos if you have the time to sift through them!

I have most of the stock parts (including the stock radio) and will include those with the sale. The price on this post is on the stock wheels that have almost new Yokohama tires mounted on them. I can include the 16" BBS wheels/Dunlop Direzza setup for a little more if you'd like.

Detailed Photos - Hi Res

Modifications List

Galant VR-4 Interior & Exterior Restoration - Youtube Playlist: 8 videos

Project Street Sleeper - YouTube Playlist: 26 videos
























Photo of the stock wheels on the car from back in late 2013




Thanks for reading,

-Tom


Edited by the_underdog (02/13/18 07:53 AM)

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93accordEX
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146/2000


Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1241610 posted 02/13/18 10:48 AM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
Wow, thats clean. Your mirage/website got me hooked on those probably almost 15 years ago. Do you still have it? Good luck with the sale.



10/1000 - sold
146/2000 - sold
774/2000 - sold
green is... greener

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ktmrider
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Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1241614 posted 02/13/18 04:24 PM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
Wow is correct. Gorgeous example.

Now when does gvr4ownzu come in and make excuses on not buying this LOL....



Mike O.
#464/1000 - Sold
05 Legacy GT - slush box
#86/2000 - Sold ( again )

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Snook1345
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Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1241615 posted 02/13/18 05:11 PM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
GLWS Turbo Tom, cant wait to see what the next project is!

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89Mirageman
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Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1241621 posted 02/13/18 09:39 PM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
Wow, never thought I'd see this day. Way too cheap IMO. GLWS! Please tell me your next project will be another Mitsu.



94 Eagle Summit DL coupe
98 Mitsubishi Mirage DE sedan
15 Mitsubishi Mirage ES hatch

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the_underdog
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1444/2000


Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1241634 posted 02/15/18 04:14 AM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
Thank you for the kind words fellas, I appreciate it!



-Tom
My Galant- 1444/2000

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bobdole
Old member with new to me VR4 and starting over. Respect your elders kids
504/2000


Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1241664 posted 02/18/18 12:57 PM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
Sad to see you selling the car Tom. It will be missed in the Turbo Garage. On to new things



Great deal on BC coilovers. Hit me up. Whiteline dealer. Vibrant dealer.

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kjbtsi6686
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Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1241666 posted 02/18/18 07:33 PM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
Watching the build on this car got me to buy 577/2000. Your builds and incite are an invaluable asset to the community. I am so tempted to figure out how to go about getting this awesome car.



577/2000 (getting there)
1991 Eagle Talon TSI AWD (Reaper)
2016 Ford Fiesta ST
1999 Ford F-350 PSD (Gotta haul them all around)


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4G63_GSR
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Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1241675 posted 02/19/18 09:30 AM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
After watching Tom's video I wondered how long before this car is posted up for sale. LOL. I would buy this in favor of keeping my 2gb Talon. Kids and coupes don't mix too well.



144/1000 <---- SOLD

Pretty Girls Make Us Buy Beer_Ugly Girls Make Us Drink Beer

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GSX_TC
295hp 35r BR4
550/2000


Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1241745 posted 02/23/18 04:07 PM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
Holy crap, I can't believe you're selling it Tom.



JZX90 Toyota Mark II Tourer V Twin Turbskie "Laura"
90 Nissan Skyline GTR "Tanya"
90 Eclipse GST "Kerri"
91 Galant VR4 "Samara" 550<

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MellowVR4
5" too short
372/2000


Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1241748 posted 02/23/18 08:50 PM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
This car is definitely worth the price if not more! GLWS hope it goes to a good home.



89 RAIDER V6 5speed
90 GALANT GSX SOLD
91 372/2000 making it pretty again
91 578/2000 sold
92 417/1000 DIED
87 4RUNNER LS400 SWAP SOLD:(

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95ej2
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Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1241794 posted 02/27/18 11:19 PM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
Very interested, pm sent.

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the_underdog
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1444/2000


Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1241842 posted 03/03/18 12:45 PM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
Sold! Thank you everyone!



-Tom
My Galant- 1444/2000

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Snook1345
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Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1241866 posted 03/04/18 11:16 PM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
sad to see you go turbo tom, you and your videos will be missed

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tigerspeed35
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344/2000


Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1241868 posted 03/05/18 12:03 AM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
NOOOOOOOO! Don't go TT. I really was influenced by you and really looked fwd to meeting you the galant sometime. She looks terrific btw. I finally got back into one(one day I'll update my profile) and look up to your work. Well I sure will miss your knowable yet funny bodies. Your awesome



Semper Fi

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GSTwithPSI
A hole
820/1000
1837/2000



Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1241875 posted 03/05/18 02:33 PM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
Quoting the_underdog:

Sold! Thank you everyone!




Tom, would you mind posting the actual sale price for valuation purposes: click



820/1000
1837/2000
1546/2000-SOLD
1813/2000-SOLD

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4G63_GSR
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Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1241895 posted 03/07/18 01:06 PM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
I'm curious where it went.



144/1000 <---- SOLD

Pretty Girls Make Us Buy Beer_Ugly Girls Make Us Drink Beer

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GalantJae
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Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1241907 posted 03/09/18 01:43 AM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
one the of the best galant ive seen so far, and a youtube fan sir. why?

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89Mirageman
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Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1241911 posted 03/09/18 11:49 AM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
Figured it wouldn't take long.



94 Eagle Summit DL coupe
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15 Mitsubishi Mirage ES hatch

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Imback
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Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1241934 posted 03/11/18 10:31 PM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post   
It came to NY



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